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Once Upon A School

Educational, Projects, Service

Writer Dave Eggers adds creative twist to after school tutoring program that has spread to cities across the U.S.

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Importance of Being Awesome

Projects, Service

Friends who give together stay together. Awesome.

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How to Live to Be 100+

Projects, Research

A study of our world's "Blue Zones" teaches us how to live to 100.

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The Unhealthy Truth

Projects, Research

After her child got sick, a mom learns the inconvenient truth about our food system.

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My Year of Living Biblically

Challenge, Experiential, Projects, Research

What happens when you follow every rule in the Bible as closely as you can?

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Shared Experience of Absurdity

Experiential, Projects

How transforming the mundane into the absurd can bring people together.

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The Microwork Revolution

Entrepreneurial, Projects

Leila Janah brings outsourcing to the world's poor by breaking down projects into very small tasks.

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Urban Mushroom Farming

Entrepreneurial, Projects

How used coffee grinds can grow mushrooms as well as profit.

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Eight-Day Academy

Educational, Projects

By shrinking school, you can broaden its reach and provided relevant learning to the extreme poor.

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Khan Academy

Educational, Projects

It began as a series of tutorial videos recorded for...

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Open-Source Hardware

DIY, Projects

Modern farming involves more than tills and ploughs. Heavy machinery...

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A Garden In My Apartment

DIY, Projects

Britta Riley wanted to grow her own food (in her...

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Turning Trash Into Toys

Design, Projects

Arvind Gupta shares simple yet stunning plans for turning trash...

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William’s Windmill

Design, Projects

In this TED Talk, young Malawian William Kamkwamba describes how...

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Massive Scale Online Collaboration

Collaborative, Projects

After re-purposing CAPTCHA so each human-typed response helps digitize books,...

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Virtual Choir of 2,000 Voices

Collaborative, Projects

In a moving and madly viral video last year, composer...

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The Awesome Blog

Challenge, Projects

When life gives you lemons, Neil Pasricha decides to make...

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Swim Across the North Pole

Challenge, Projects

Lewis Pugh talks about his record-breaking swim across the North...

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Budrus Documentary

Artistic, Projects

Julia Bacha uses film to share a story that rarely...

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Project Voice

Artistic, Projects

Sarah Kay tells the story of her metamorphosis — from...